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Prayer Intention

July 30, 2021

Bishop McKnight’s Monthly Prayer Intention for September

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Signing up now…

July 25, 2021

In 2019, I assisted my mother, Kathy Cotter, in hosting an evening for the Novena of the Queenship of Mary. As a cradle Catholic, I was not new to the faith, but I was new to the community of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. In an effort to meet more parishioners, I decided…

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Novena, what’s the deal?

July 23, 2021

Novenas are continuous prayers usually performed on nine consecutive days or once a week for nine consecutive weeks (from Novem, the Latin for nine). This devotion is modeled after the nine days which Our Lady and the apostles spent gathered in the upper room after the Ascension of the Lord into heaven and before the…

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Help us prepare and celebrate…

July 23, 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021 is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary and solemn celebration of our patroness, Mary, the Mother of God and Queen of Heaven and Earth. Each night at 6:00 pm beginning Friday, August 13 through Saturday, August 21 we will hold a novena of prayers, scripture and song. After the novena,…

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Save the Date… Queenship of Mary

July 16, 2021

On Sunday, August 22, 2021 we will once again celebrate our chosen patronal feast day, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, and solemn celebration of our patroness, Mary, the Mother of God and Queen of heaven and earth. St. Alphonsus Liguori is among the many saints who explained the appropriateness of the title. He writes, “Because…

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Me, go on retreat?

June 24, 2021

Everyone needs to get away from the chaos that life can become. Leave behind the distractions we all face and get a fresh perspective. Even Jesus went into the desert to prepare for His ministry. He knows we need time to connect with Him. There is a retreat option for everyone. Find one that works…

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Save the Date … To Jesus through Mary

June 14, 2021

Another 33 Days to Morning Glory retreat is coming soon for all men and women, full-time and part-time parishioners. Marian Consecration is a total consecration to Jesus through Mary and Father Michael Gaitley’s book prepares us for this blessing. At home you have a daily short reading, prayer and reflection time. Then once a week,…

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Marian Marathon of Prayer

April 30, 2021

The month of May calls us to turn our attention to the Blessed Virgin so that we may grow in our appreciation of her service to the Gospel in bringing the Word into the world. May is the time for us to examine our own discipline of prayer and meditation and learn from Mary about…

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Day 9 of the Divine Mercy Novena

April 10, 2021
Divine Mercy Day Nine

1. Make the Sign of the Cross In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 2. Opening Prayers You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine…

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Day 8 of the Divine Mercy Novena

April 9, 2021
Divine Mercy Day 8

1. Make the Sign of the Cross In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 2. Opening Prayers You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine…

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